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Welcome to Hatch ...

The village of Hatch is located in southwest New Mexico.

Hatch is located in Dona Ana County<1>.

The location of Hatch has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hatch has a population of 1,668 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hatch.

The community of Hatch is 4,140 feet [1,262 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Hatch is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Hatch lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Hatch: (575)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hatch had an population of 1,668 people. This is an increase of 1.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hatch had a population of 1,648 people. This makes Hatch the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Hatch represents 0.08% of the population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 52nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,648 people, the population of Hatch decreased 1.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,673 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hatch.

Communities Also Named Hatch ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Hatch - they are located in California, Idaho, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Utah (2) and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hatch.

Communities near Hatch ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hatch.

  • Rincon (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rincon
    • Rincon lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Hatch and is located in Dona Ana County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rincon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rincon
  • Garfield (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Tonuco (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tonuco
    • Tonuco lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Hatch and is located in Dona Ana County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tonuco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tonuco
  • Arrey (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Nutt (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nutt
    • Nutt was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Hatch and is located in Luna County
  • Radium Springs (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Radium Springs
    • Radium Springs lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Hatch and is located in Dona Ana County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radium Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Radium Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Radium Springs<6>
  • Lake Valley (22 miles [35.4 km] to the west) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Valley
    • Lake Valley was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the west of Hatch and is located in Sierra County
  • Leasburg (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leasburg
    • Leasburg was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Hatch and is located in Dona Ana County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leasburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Caballo (23 miles [37 km] to the north)
  • Hill (25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hill
    • Hill lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the southeast of Hatch and is located in Dona Ana County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hatch. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hatch.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hatch. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hatch.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hatch. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hatch.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hatch ...

Looking for more information about Hatch? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hatch, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hatch.

Adding Hatch to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hatch in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hatch was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Hatch on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1951).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hatch on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Hatch

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Mexico

About Dona Ana County

About New Mexico

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hatch. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Dona Ana County: www.co.dona-ana.nm.us/

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Dona Ana, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hatch.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hatch - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hatch) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hatch. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HatchOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hatch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6550, Longitude: -107.1869       In this case, the coordinates for Hatch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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